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by Hahn, Johannes, 1957-; Emmel, Stephen; Gotter, Ulrich
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Destruction of temples and their transformation into churches are central symbols of late antique change in religious environment, socio-political system, and public perception. Contemporaries were aware of these events' far-reaching symbolic significance and of their immediate impact as demonstrations of political power and religious conviction. Joined in any "temple-destruction" are the meaning of the monument, actions taken, and subsequent literary discourse. Paradigms of...
Topics: Christianity and other religions, Temples, Religion, Church history